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Insects Awaken 驚蟄 Jīngzhé Mar 6th

In the traditional Chinese calendar, a solar year is the time from the winter solstice to the next winter solstice. Jīngzhé is the 3rd of the solar term and comes in the climate term of Mǎo (卯) or Mid Spring.  It … Continue reading

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Ray Bradbury The Man Who Discovered the October Country

Orange gold late afternoon light, the sound of dry leaves being scuffed along the sidewalk by passersby, the smell of smoke in the air and the sound of crickets all are signs of coming change, in the weather, in the … Continue reading

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Insects Awaken 驚蟄 Jīngzhé

In the traditional Chinese calendar, a solar year is the time from the winter solstice to the next winter solstice. The solar year is divided into 24 solar terms, which correspond to intervals of fifteen degrees along the ecliptic. Two … Continue reading

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Where does the time go?

  I know the answer but I find it weak. Yet I know I am not the only one caught in a time dilation where everything seems to take forever to accomplish. I can’t decide if I need a staff … Continue reading

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